Quotes Collected During Fall Semester 2004

These quotes have been added to GDT::Quotes during Fall Semester 2004. The most recently added quotes are displayed first.

Son, don't wait till the break of day
'Cause you know how time fades away.
Time fades away...

-- Neil Young (01945-) {"I was handcuffed, I was born & raised"; more...} [life]

I'm going to be a happy idiot
And struggle for the legal tender
Where the ads take aim and lay their claim
To the heart and the soul of the spender

-- Jackson Browne { "The Pretender," 1976 }

College students are down at the level of preschoolers -- they are egocentric.
-- Katy Chapman { 21 year old childhood education senior; Arizona Republic article on "giving" }

How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are?
-- Satchel Paige (01906-01982) {Hall of Fame baseball player; more more...} [imagination]

Vote: The instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to
make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country.

-- Ambrose Bierce (01842-01913) {"nothing matters" | The The Devil's Dictionary | more... [voting]

Vision is the ability to see beyond the visible.
Where there is none, word has it, the people perish.

-- [unknown] { Ambrose Bierce " Nothing matters." The Devil's Dictionary. "1842-1914?" }

The everyday kindness of the backroads more than makes up for the acts of greed in the headlines.
-- Charles Kuralt { "on the road"; American Pie by Pascale le Draolec }

People will be free to devote themselves to activities that are fun.
-- Richard Stallman (rms) {The GNU Manifesto (Free Software Foundation)} [freedom]

With a click of a mouse and easy-to-use Web log software, Internet-savvy citizens are unmasking the frauds of snob journalism.
-- Michelle Malkin { syndicated columnist for Creators Syndicate and blogger }

We must have the freedom to speak and the freedom to hear.
-- Vinton Cerf { co-creator of the Internet; RFC 3271 published in 2002 }

It is hard in this day in which the American tempo is so speeded up, to sit back and be satisfied with what you have. It requires education and culture to appreciate a quiet place, but any fool can appreciate noise.
-- Sinclair Lewis { quote date: 23 September 1929; source: the book American Pie }

Crazy how the week is half way over... we should
eliminate Mondays from the work week forever.

-- Bree Thurman (01981-) {two months shy of turning 23; her first holiday shortened work week} [work]

If you don't find it in the index, look very carefully through the entire catalogue.
-- Sears, Roebuck, and Co., Consumer's Guide, 1897 { found at the bottom of the OpenBSD FAQ, 2004 }

Internet is for everyone - even Martians!
-- Vinton Cerf { Internet co-creator; Google's Chief Internet Evangelist; RFC 3271 (2002) } [Internet]

Of all the things I've lost, I miss my mind the most.
-- Ozzy Osbourne { John Michael Osbourne born in Birmingham, England on 03 December 1948 }

QOTW::Summer Break 2004

Author: Gerald D.Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 09 September 2004
Last Modified: Saturday, 05-Jan-2013 11:17:36 MST